Prevention is the best medicine, and that’s the whole theme of August! It’s the time to sit down and make sure your cats’ vaccines are up to date, and breath a sigh of relief knowing how much future worry and illness you’re saving yourself and your cat. It’s the last day of August’s “Immunization Month” this year … Continue reading Farewell, August! Immunization Month in Review
A holistic approach embraces the overall health of the whole body and mind, rather than honing in on specific problems. In addition to using vaccines against specific issues, it is important to take special care regarding the overall wellbeing of your pet to ensure they’re getting the correct nutrients, water, and exercise. Be especially sure to … Continue reading August 30th is National Holistic Pet Day
There are two common roadblocks stopping people from taking their cats to the vet: The assumption that cats are too self-reliant to need wellness exams Cats’ aversion to carriers The first step is getting rid of the dangerous mindset that cats don’t need your help. They do! Because cats tend to hide their ailments when … Continue reading National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day!
Everybody needs a loving home! Though not every human is able to open up their homes to adopt homeless cats every time they appear in shelters or on the streets, there are still ways you can help make positive impacts on their lives and ensure their wellbeing. Studies have been done to prove the stereotype wrong: feral … Continue reading Show Some Love on International Homeless Animals Day
Black cats are half as likely to get adopted in a shelter. It’s hard to believe that a superstitious stereotype could still exist around black cats today, but people are working to reverse it, and you can help by supporting their projects. “Black Cats Tell All” is the first illustrated anthology written to reverse the stereotype and … Continue reading Appreciate Your Black Cat on August 17
Is your pet’s microchip up-to-date? Microchips greatly increase the chance of getting your pet back if he/she is lost or stolen, but a microchip only works if its registration information is accurate. Make sure your pet’s microchip information is up-to-date between now and August 15, which is “Check the Chip Day” across the United States. … Continue reading AVMA Check the Chip Day